Tag: Malaria

May 04

A Successful Strategy for Malaria Control

Last week, April 25th, was World Malaria Day.  This awareness day began in 2007 by the World Health Assembly. Malaria is an illness that does not seem to exist in the US or many other countries. However, the problem persists in many developing countries. This is where people are most vulnerable to malaria. In 2010, …

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May 25

Treating Malaria During Pregnancy

More than 45 million women become pregnant in malaria endemic regions each year, with 30 million of those women concentrated within the African continent. Malaria is a particular concern for pregnant women due to the increased health risks associated with developing the disease. During pregnancy, a woman’s immune system is weakened, making her more susceptible …

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